Tag "Snapchat"

Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-Up 24/03/17

March Madness doesn’t disappoint The first weekend of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament wrapped up on Sunday. Despite some dull games games at the beginning, by weeks end there were

Snapchat secures multiyear agreement with Australian Football League

Snapchat continues to merge into the sports landscape, as the app’s parent company Snap Inc. has signed a multi-year deal with the Australian Football League before the league’s season kicks

Latest 0 Comments

Snapchat and Los Angeles Marathon set for record-breaking partnership

Snapchat and Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon have announced that they will partner up for this year’s race, meaning runners and spectators alike can capture the experience on the social

Snap Inc. partner with European clubs to launch football filters

Fans of major European football teams have been given virtual club-themed face paint on Snapchat. 13 bespoke, geo-specific lenses featuring top clubs in England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain will

Latest 0 Comments

Snapchat’s new initiative to give sports teams fan engagement boost

Snapchat and sports data company STATS have expanded their partnership to provide the messaging app’s users with in-game statistics across more than 30 leagues in a variety of sports. The

Latest 0 Comments

Snapchat Spectacles are social sport’s latest innovation

Last week, the NHL’s Minnesota Wild embraced first-person, behind-the-scenes social sharing when they became the first professional sporting team to utilize the new Snapchat Spectacles, a move that teams will

Facebook Flash is here and sports teams must capitalize

There are a few certainties in life: death, taxes, and an unending release cycle of Snapchat clones. Last week, Facebook unveiled its latest attempt in the form of Flash, less

Latest 0 Comments

Twitter to discontinue Vine

Twitter has today announced that it will be shutting down Vine. Vine pioneered short-form video and revolutionised Twitter when it launched in 2013, but its growth has been stunted by

The NFL wants to fine teams for posting their own videos on social media

From Wednesday, NFL teams can no longer record video from inside the stadium during a game and post it on social media. From kick-off to an hour after the game, they are prohibited from posting their own

Press Release 0 Comments

Snapchat to launch Paralympic Live Story

Snapchat struck Olympic gold when over 50m people watched the Games on the platform, with broadcasters including NBC and the BBC using the app to reach a millennial audience. They